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HOWARD COUNTY - Many Howard County residents have already voted, as is proved by the number of absentee ballots being filled out. As of Monday, Oct. 26, Auditor Julie Chapman said there have been 1,780 absentee ballots requested to be mailed, 1,400 have been returned and 425 have voted in person at...
LIME SPRINGS - The estimated population of the United States is over 330 million people. That’s a pretty big number.  But even more amazing is the fact that only one person out of those 330,335,317 individuals was supposed to compete under the World Champion Butcher Apprentice & Young Butcher...
CRESCO - To honor and respect the service of John (Jack) Wheeler, some of the items from his short time in service of only six months and 29 days in 1942-1943 will be preserved by the Cresco American Legion #135. Wheeler was an Ammunition Carrier in Washington, D.C. on the roof of the White House...
SPRING GROVE - Cresco’s Legion Riders understand the concept of fighting. They served their time. When they heard Jen Wedmann of Spring Grove was fighting as well — suffering from metastatic breast cancer, they stepped up to grant her a wish. It was a simple wish, but it meant the world to Wedmann...
CRESCO - Howard-Winneshiek CSD Superintendent Ted Ihns reported to the HWCSD board of education that as of Oct. 15, when certified enrollment is counted,  the district had a total of 1,125.46 students enrolled. That is a decrease of 7.3 students from 2019-2020’s enrollment of 1,132.76. [Previous...
HOWARD COUNTY - Earlier this month, Oct. 12-16, was National School Lunch Week.  Just for fun, staff decided to look at numbers, comparing 1970 to 2020. A lot of change has taken place in the past 50 years at the local Howard-Winneshiek Community School District. For the school year 1970-1971,...
CRESCO - At its Oct. 5 meeting, the Cresco City Council received a report on the city’s energy usage and utility costs.  The report showed both what the city is spending on utilities and how much the efficiency improvements and the solar are helping the city’s budget.  “Of course, anything we save...
CRESCO - The City Council approved the recommendations of tourism grants given by the advisory committee of Jan Carman, Bootie Kapler and Connie Ashley, on Monday, Oct. 19. Those organizations applying for grants included: ~ The log cabin at Beadle Park. The cabin is in need of $1,500 worth of...
CRESCO - On Saturday, Oct. 3, Tom Ryan received a Quilt of Valor. It was made by Anne Welker of Murray, Iowa and quilted by Becky Rodgers from Williamstown, Mo. The quilting was organized by Jeri Beem of Winterset, Iowa. Her husband, Rod, spoke with Ryan about his service.  He learned Ryan was in...
CRESCO - The area was in for a treat on Friday, Oct. 16, when one of the most beloved presidents in history visited the Cresco Opera House.  The program was sponsored by Cresco Public Library, and director Cynthia Kay introduced the 16th President of the United States. Abraham Lincoln (portrayed by...

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